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Wildlife groups sue for wolverine protections

Wildlife groups sue for wolverine protections

A coalition of advocacy groups on Monday challenged the government's denial of federal protections for the snow-loving wolverine, arguing in a lawsuit that officials disregarded evidence a warming climate will eliminate denning areas for the so-called "mountain devil."

October 13, 2014 10:44 am
Feds reverse course on protections for wolverines

Feds reverse course on protections for wolverines

U.S. wildlife officials are withdrawing proposed protections for the snow-loving wolverine in a course reversal announced Tuesday that highlights lingering uncertainties over what a warming climate means for some temperature-sensitive species.

August 12, 2014 10:50 am Photos

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FWS director defends decisions on wolverines, wolves

FWS director defends decisions on wolverines, wolves

MISSOULA — U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe defended his agency’s commitment to strong science Monday in light of recent controversies over wolverine and wolf protection.

July 15, 2014 10:46 amLoading…

Federal government ending protections for wolves in Wyoming

CHEYENNE — The federal government will end its protections for wolves in Wyoming, where the species was introduced two decades ago to revive it from near extinction in the United States.

August 31, 2012 11:30 amLoading…
Guest opinion: Northern Rockies wolves thriving after delisting

Guest opinion: Northern Rockies wolves thriving after delisting

What a difference a year makes.

March 10, 2012 12:10 amLoading…

Hundreds of plants, animals- up for new protections

The Obama administration is taking steps to extend new federal protections to a list of imperiled animals and plants that reads like a manifest for Noah's Ark -- from the melodic golden-winged warbler and slow-moving gopher tortoise, to the slimy American eel and tiny Texas kangaroo rat.

September 29, 2011 9:48 amLoading…

Wyoming wolf deal faces hurdles

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — State and federal officials say they are close to an agreement to put Wyoming wolves under state control, resolving a contentious, years-long battle between Cheyenne and Washington, D.C.

July 14, 2011 11:50 pmLoading…

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